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 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015 

School district tightens discipline rules

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board took steps Monday night to improve conduct on school buses and in the classrooms. After a debate about priorities, the board voted to add four temporary positions to provide better discipline in selected...

 
 News    February 25, 2015 

Newsbriefs

Attendance up at schools Grand Coulee Dam schools reported an average of 709 students for the month of February, two students more than was reported in January and 49 students over the budgeted 660 students, and 43 more students than the same month l...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015 

Center School building headed toward a sale

The Grand Coulee Dam School District board declared Center School and its 8.5 acre property surplus Monday night. The board authorized Superintendent Dennis Carlson to move forward and schedule a public hearing so the public could have input on the p...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 25, 2015 

Summit will explore possible facility uses

A summit on what to do with the old middle school buidling in Grand Coulee will be held at the site on March 12, from 11- 2 pm. The event is organized by a committee of the Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce, which is inviting various...

 
 Obituaries    February 25, 2015 

Nancy Esther Ranum McChesney

Nancy Esther Ranum McChesney, 80, of Coulee Dam, Wash., died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Hospice House North in Spokane, WA, with family at her side. Born April 19, 1934, in Faribault, Minn., Nancy was...

 
 Community    February 25, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Feb. 26, at noon at the Siam Palace on Main St., Grand Coulee. Speaking will be Coulee Medical Center Dietitian, Jacie Johnson. Tax Forms Available...

 
 Community    February 25, 2015 

Sign overhaul in progress

Rotary members remove the letters from the entrance sign to Grand Coulee on the highway from Wilbur Friday afternoon. The club erected the sign and another like it entering Electric City years ago,...

 
 Community    February 25, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/14 - A woman on Weil Place told police that she had loaned her car to her sister for 30 minutes, but two days later it still had not been returned. Later, the woman called to report that she had found the car and didn’t want...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 18, 2015

Electric City agrees to half fund consolidation study

Electric City stepped up to the plate last Tuesday night and pledged up to $15,000 to move the idea of consolidating local cities along, and now the ball is in Grand Coulee’s court. The city council action was a boost for the chamber of commerce, w...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 18, 2015

Chamber honors outstanding members

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce singled out members to honor at its annual banquet last Thursday night at Pepper Jack's Bar and Grille. The Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union was voted...

 
 News    February 18, 2015

Newsbriefs

Sewer plant updated meeting slated The town of Coulee Dam will hold a wastewater treatment meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 25, beginning at 5 p.m. at town hall. The findings of an alternative analysis for updating the town’s plant will be discussed. The...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 18, 2015

Final count shows heavy support for school levy

After Thursday’s ballot tabulations, the favorable vote for Grand Coulee Dam School District’s special levy remained at more than 65 percent. The final count in the mail-in-ballot election that ended Tuesday, Feb. 10, shows 734 yes votes and 381...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 18, 2015

Poised to tighten, council instead loosens tourism purse strings

Electric City has voted to put all of its hotel/motel tax money in one account and asked its attorney to draw up an ordinance indicating this. The city council, in response to the chamber of commerce’s objections to the city holding a large reserve...

 
 By Karen Depew    Opinion    February 18, 2015

Levy passage to the effort of all

The voters in our Grand Coulee Area know how important it is to Support Strong Schools. The school levy passed, and it will allow the school district to maintain and operate the new debt-free school. Several community volunteers helped by being...

 
 Obituaries    February 18, 2015

Myrtle Maude Wilson

After a short illness Myrtle Maude Wilson passed away at the Coulee Medical Center Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. She was born July 15, 1917, at Emmett McLean Co., N.D., to Roy and Margaret Rosseau Wilson....

 
 Community    February 18, 2015

Celebrating 100 years

Mary Palanuk celebrates her Feb. 14 birthday as she claimed the 100-year mark with 37 friends and family members at the long-term care center at Coulee Medical Center Saturday afternoon. She first...

 
 Community    February 18, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet at Siam Palace The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet this Thursday, Feb. 19, at noon at the Siam Palace on Main St., Grand Coulee. Tom Poplawski, Grand Coulee city councilman will give a presentation on what it is...

 
 Sports    February 18, 2015

All Indian basketball tourney results

The Nespelem All Indian Basketball Tournament was held February 14-15, 2015. This year we had 31 Teams competing in (4) brackets: Young Men, Women, 35 and over, and 50 and over bracket. This year was the largest All Indian Basketball Tournament in...

 
 Community    February 18, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 2/9 - Choice Auto Group advised police that someone had rolled a tire down the hill into the back of its building, causing an estimated $300 damage. Police could not find the person responsible. - Police found the gate at the 230...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    February 11, 2015

School levy passes by large margin

Grand Coulee Dam School District passed its four-year school levy with a whopping 65-percent approval from the four-county area, Tuesday’s results showed. It caused Karen Depew, who chairs the Citizens for Quality Education committee, to say,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas and Alice Day    News    February 11, 2015

Class size law could require four new classrooms, but school is full

To school officials here, and throughout the state, Initiative 1351, passed by voters in November, is just another financial unfunded nightmare. The initiative calls for smaller class sizes, an idea...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    February 11, 2015

Park and recreation district pursues wellness center plan

The dream of a community swimming pool and wellness center is due for a visible rendering, which architects started to get a feel for Tuesday morning in a field of weeds. In January, the Coulee Area...

 
 News    February 11, 2015

Newsbriefs

Newspaper to close Monday The Star newspaper will be closed Monday, Feb. 16, in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. The deadline for advertising and news is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13. The Star office will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17. Valentine...

 
 Opinion    February 11, 2015

Coulee Recollections

10 years ago Information released by the town of Coulee Dam under the state Public Records Act, indicates Clark Slattery has received a settlement of $13,472.23 for almost 30 year of double billing on his monthly electric bill at his home on River...

 
 Community    February 11, 2015

Meetings and Notices

No Noon Chamber Meeting, Banquet Instead The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday at noon due to the Installation and Awards Banquet being held at 6 p.m. at Pepper Jack’s Bar & Grille. Tax Forms Available For those...

 

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